Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on March 20, 1988 · Page 19
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 19

Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, March 20, 1988
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Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Indiana, Sunday, March 20, 1988 Pagel o Sports Richmond Ousts Hoosiers From NCAA HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Keith Smart, the hero of last season's NCAA championship game, watched his jump shot — and Indiana's chances to repeat — bounced off the rim with 20 seconds left Friday. "I hit one to win it all last year and I took one to lose it all this year," the senior guard said after Richmond's 72-69 upset over the Hoosiers in a first- round East Region game. Rodney Rice's jumper just inside the 3-point line 34 seconds before Smart missed the 12- footer put Richmond ahead. Rice, who scored 21 points, grabbed the rebound of Smart's shot and threw the ball downcourt to start a 3-on-l break that resulted in a layup by Ken Atkinson. Indiana's Joe Hillman missed one final desperation 3-pointer from the corner with two seconds left, ending Indiana's unlikely dream of two consecutive Richmond 72 Indiana ..69 championships. "I said before the game that we were evenly matched," Hoosiers' Coach Bobby Knight said. "I'm not surprised that we lost." It was the first time since 1981 that the defending national champion has been eliminated in its first tournament game the following year. The victory, Richmond's eighth straight, sends the Spiders into a second-round game Sunday against Georgia Tech, which defeated Iowa State, 90-78, in the first of four games at the Hartford Civic Center. Richmond has beaten Georgia Tech the two times they played in the past two regular seasons. Associated Press Richmond Spiders celebrate win over Indiana The loss stopped a six-game NCAA tournament winning streak for Indiana, which finished its season at 19-10. Rice, connecting mostly on perimeter shots, including three 3-pointers, led Richmond, the regular-season and tournament champions of the Colonial Athletic Association, to its victory. "This is tops," Rice said. "It was really sweet knocking off the defending national champs." Center Steve Kratzer scored 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, but more importantly took Dean Garrett, the Hoosiers' leading scorer and rebounder, completely out of the game. Peter Woolfolk added 16 points for the hot-shooting Spiders and Atkinson scored 14. Smart was the game's leading scorer with 23 points and freshman Jay Edwards added 16, including three straight 3- pointers, as Indiana tried to come back in the second half. Richmond took a 10-point lead with 13 minutes left before Indiana, on a basket by Smart and two straight 3-pointers by Edwards, came back to within two with 2:12 left. The Hoosiers went ahead for the first time in the second hall, 63-62, with 7:10 left on a jump shot by Smart, but the lead changed hands five more times before Richmond went ahead for good. Rice scored 15 points, includ ing nine on 3-point shots, to offset Smart's 17 as Richmond took a 44-38 halftime lead. Garrett was not a factor as the Spiders' collapsing defense denied him the ball and held him to one point and two rebounds in the first half. He finished with nine points and 10 rebounds. Richmond made 61.5 percent of its shots in the opening half. Two Ranked Teams Upset In Friday's Tournament Action Associated Press Four ranked teams and defending champion Indiana have completed their seasons just one round into the NCAA basketball tournament. Joining the Hoosiers on the sidelines are llth- ranked Bradley, No. 13 Wyoming, No. 14 North Carolina State and No. 18 Xavier of Ohio. Friday night, Murray State surprised North Carolina State 78-75 and Kansas eliminated Xavier Ohio 85-72. In other games Friday involving ranked teams, it was No. 1 Temple 87, Lehigh 73; No. 2 Arizona 90, Cornell 50; No. 6 Kentucky 99, Southern University 84; No. 8 Pittsburgh 108, Eastern Michigan 90; No. 12 Nevada-Las Vegas 54, Southwest Missouri State 50; No. 16 Illinois 81, Texas-San Antonio 72, and No 17 Iowa 102, Florida State 98. Elsewhere, it was Georgia Tech 90, Iowa State 78; Georgetown 66, Louisiana State 63; Villanova 82, Arkansas 74; Maryland 92, California-Santa Barbara 82; Vanderbilt 80, Utah State 77; and Seton Hall 80, Texas-El Paso 64. Murray State's victory marked the second consecutive year an Ohio Valley Conference team Friday NCAA Roundup had pulled off a first-round upset. Last year, Austin Peay downed heavily-favored Illinois^ ___ Midwest snapped a three-game losing streak Yellow Jackets, 22-9. Danny Manning scored 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Milt Newton had 21 points as Kansas, 22-11, took a big early lead and held off Xavier. ________ ^ ______________ VanderbilTso, Utah St. 77 Frank Kornet had career highs of 20 points and 10 rebounds in leading Vanderbilt, 19-10, over UtahState. ____ _ ________________________ No78 Pitt 108, E. Michigan 90 Charles Smith scored 31 points to lead Pittsburgh over Eastern Michigan. ___. Georgia Tech 90, Iowa St. 78 Georgia Tech sank 16 free throws in the final 4V 2 minutes, outscoring Iowa State 18-6. The victory No. 1 Temple 87, Lehigh 73 Tim Perry scored 17 of Temple's 18 points in a second-half stretch to lead the Owls over Lehigh, 21-10. Perry, Temple's top rebounder and third- leading scorer, sat out the last 12 minutes of the first half because of foul trouble. But the 6-foot-9 senior forward dominated the second half in leading Temple, 30-1, with 27 points, matching his career high. Georgetown 66, LSU "63 Charles Smith sank a 3-point shot at the buzzer to lift Georgetown, 20-9, over Louisiana State, 16-14. Smith inbounded the ball to Jaren Jackson, who had 20 points, got the ball back and dribbled to the 3-point stripe for the winning shot. West" Seton Hall 80, UTEP 64 Mark Bryant had 30 points and 12 rebounds as Seton Hall, 22-12, won the first NCAA tournament game it ever played. for the 17 as Arizona scored the first nine points of the game and ran away from Cornell, 17-10. Iowa 102, Florida State 98 B.J. Armstrong scored 35 points, including the go-ahead basket with 2:44 left, as Iowa blew a 16-point second-half lead before downing Florida State. UNLV 54, SW Missouri St. 50 Jarvis Basnight scored 17 points to lead a balanced Nevada-Las Vegas attack as the Runnin' Rebels struggled past Southwest Missouri State, 22-7. Southeast Illinois 81, UT-San Antonio 72 Lowell Hamilton scored 21 points to lead Illinois past Texas-San Antonio, 22-9. 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